Readers' pictures capture supermoon over South Tyneside

Steven Lomas caught the supermoon behind the clouds...
Steven Lomas caught the supermoon behind the clouds...

Tonight's supermoon was an inspiration to our readers to get their cameras out.

So how do their efforts compare to the professionals?

...then whipped out his telescope to capture this amazing image during a brief break in the cloud cover.

...then whipped out his telescope to capture this amazing image during a brief break in the cloud cover.

Judge for yourself.

Thanks to everyone who took the time and trouble to submit their picutres.

Keith Miller sent us this picture from South Shields...

Keith Miller sent us this picture from South Shields...

...and this close up.

...and this close up.

And this is how the pros do it. our own Tim Richardson caught this shot of the supermoon over Marsden Bay.

And this is how the pros do it. our own Tim Richardson caught this shot of the supermoon over Marsden Bay.